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Life Advice From John Wooden’s Dad

Friday, December 19th, 2008

One of John Wooden’s biggest influences in his life was his dad, Joshua Wooden. In his books (see the end of the post for a list of books), John Wooden explains how his dad gave him and his brothers simple rules to live by organized into what he called “Two Sets of Threes.” The first […]

John Wooden’s Definition of Success

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The other day I had some time to kill so I went into the local bookstore (a dangerous place for me). I was in the business section and spotted Wooden on Leadership*, picked it up and started reading. I like his definition of success: “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of […]

OT: You Gotta Read This!

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

My brother sent me a link to this piece written to the great-grandson of John Wooden (if you don’t know who John Wooden is, shame on you!). This little snippet really got to me: I believe your great-grandfather was spared so he could be an example of how to live morally and simply and well. […]